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Wear masks that are comfortable and fit well for 'best' protection against Omicron, CDC says

The CDC said that the "best" mask was one that was well-fitting and comfortable.ñaki Berasaluce/Europa Press/Getty Images US mask recommendation "won't change",  Rochelle Walenksy, head of the CDC, has said. Prices for high-quality masks have surged as people try protect themselves against Omicron.  The best mask is one that is well-fitting and comfortable, Walensky said. The best mask for protecting against COVID-19 is one that is comfortable and fits well, the Centers for Disease Contro...
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CDC shortens quarantine time for healthcare workers amid Omicron variant and staff shortages

Healthcare workers take a break at the ProHEALTH testing site in Jericho, New York.Getty The CDC set looser interim federal guidance on isolation periods for healthcare workers amid Omicron spread. Asymptomatic personnel may return to work within 7 days of infection with a negative test result. In a crisis capacity, workers who are fully vaccinated and boosted can return to work with no restrictions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention slashed the isolation timeline for healthcare ...
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